The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 40 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 4 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.26% 3.10% 4.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.33% 10.26% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 14
Average salary £48,750 £36,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.48% +15.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £27,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £48,750 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
MCSE
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
75 78 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 23.58% 30.23% 34.80%
Number of salaries quoted 55 62 110
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,500 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

MCSE
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Middlesex region.

MCSE Salary Trend in Middlesex

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Middlesex

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) System Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) MCPD
5 4 (40.00%) WCF
5 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) HTML5
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) XSLT
5 4 (40.00%) OOP
5 4 (40.00%) OO
5 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (40.00%) C#
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) .NET

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) Site Server
4 1 (10.00%) Apache
4 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) PC Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) WCF
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) XSLT
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) W3C
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) System Testing
1 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (40.00%) OOP
1 4 (40.00%) OO
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
1 4 (40.00%) Workflow
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) MCPD
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) MCSA
4 2 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
5 1 (10.00%) MCSD
5 1 (10.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix